Domaine de Trévallon

Charged with history, the Domaine de Trévallon is a piece of art in itself.
The wines are reminiscent of the time of the pionneers of cubism (Picasso, Delaunay, Fernand Léger...), all close friends from whom the Dürrbach family.
Just like these artists that went beyond the norms of their time, the Estate is a pioneer in its region. …
When René and Jacqueline purchased the Estate in the early 1960s, they did not dream themselves as winegrowers. It is more the vibrancy of the place that attracted them, a favourable place for creation.
René paints, Jacqueline weaves. Their son came back to the Estate from Paris, at twenty-one years old, with a sincere need to work the soils. Eloi undertook a pharao-like project to blow up the chalk stones, spreading several hundred meters from the Estate; He will…
plant vines.
1976 was Eloi's first vintage, who proved himself as a winegrower with the tools at hand, that is to say close to nothing at all. The man does not own a cellar, so the first vinifications took place in open-air.
The page is blank for who starts from scratch, and the winegrower took this opportunity to adopt a blend unique for the region: Syrah, with…
a majority of Cabernet-Sauvignon.
His dad signs on the labels, digging his inspiration in the vintage's style. The label of a unique cuvée is never the same as the previous one, reflecting the winegrower's philosophy who wishes to create unique artworks, reflecting the soils.
The vines have been handled with organic principles from the very start, which underlines Eloi's opposition to the use of chemicals.…
The harvest is taken in in full custers, and the fermentation happens naturally, without any added sulphite. The wine is then aged 24 months in old wooden vats. The wine is not filtered before bottling.
Tasting the wine, it is at the same time savy and powerful, with a longue finale that lasts with notes of sanguine orange.
With its freshness, the wine has you coming back for more, and will be a perfect pairing with a seven hour lamb chop.

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